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  • Father Richard T. Donahue

    Father Richard T. Donahue (Sept. 9) in Harwich. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 15 at Our Lady Help of Christians, Newton, for the son of the late Cornelius and Rosemary (Richards) Donahue, and brother of Catherine Proia, Newton. From his ordination on May 29, 1968, he served at Saint Linus, Natick; Sacred Heart, East Boston; Saint Catherine of Genoa, Somerville; Blessed Sacrament, Jamaica Plain; and on lend lease to the diocese of Olancho, Honduras. Father Donahue was buried in Juticalpa, Honduras.

  • Sister Joan (Mary Annuntia) Dineen, SSND

    Sister Joan (Mary Annuntia) Dineen, SSND (Sept. 18) in Bayside, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 22 at Villa Notre Dame, Wilton, Conn., for the daughter of the late William and Ressa (Stout) Dineen. During 69 years of religious life, Sister Joan served in congregational assignments in Puerto Rico; Md.; N.Y.; and, locally, at Girls Catholic, Malden. Sister Joan was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.

  • Sister Kathleen (Kathleen Tarcisius) Gingras, RGS

    Sister Kathleen (Kathleen Tarcisius) Gingras, RGS (Sept. 20) in Marlborough. Private funeral services celebrated at Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury, for the daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth (Breinig) Gingras. During 71 years of religious life, Sister Kathleen served in congregational assignments in N.J.; N.Y.; Springfield; and, locally, at Sisters of the Good Shepherd, Marlborough. Sister Kathleen was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Sister Muriel S. Geisler, RC

    Sister Muriel S. Geisler, RC (July 24) in Ljubuski, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Funeral Mass celebrated July 27 at Saint Mary, Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, for the daughter of the late Gustave and Sophia (Hudsikiewz) Geisler. During 68 years of religious life, Sister Muriel served in congregational assignments in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy; N.J.; N.Y.; and, locally, at The Cenacle, Brighton. Sister Muriel was buried in Kovacica Cemetery, Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Sister Maureen O'Halloran, RSCJ

    Sister Maureen O'Halloran, RSCJ (Sept. 14) in Newton. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 2 at Saint Ignatius of Loyola Church, Newton, for the daughter of the late William and Alice (Dunbar) O'Halloran; and sister of William and Gregory, both of Newton; Cathleen McManama, Plymouth; Mark, Randolph; and Susan Boy, Yarmouth. During her religious life, Sister Maureen served in congregational assignments in N.Y.; N.J.; and, locally, at the Provincial Offices, Newton. Sister Maureen was buried in Kenwood Cemetery, Albany, N.Y.

  • Francis O'Brien

    Francis O'Brien (Sept. 15) in Newton. Private funeral services celebrated for the husband of Joan (Helay) O'Brien; and brother of Patrick, Newton; Mary Saul, Meath, Ireland; Bridget Egner, Tiburon, Calif.; Stephen, Waltham; Christopher, Galway, Ireland; Ann McDonnell, Mayo, Ireland; and the late Father John O'Brien. Committal services were private.

  • Sister Patricia Joy Conner, SNDdeN

    Sister Patricia Joy Conner, SNDdeN (Sept. 2) in Worcester. Private funeral services at Notre Dame du Lac Chapel, Worcester, for the daughter of the late Samuel and Maud (Quinn) Conner; and sister of Kathleen Floyd and Shirley, both of Long Island, Maine. During 48 years of religious life, Sister Patricia Joy served in congregational assignments at Saint Joseph, Somerville; Blessed Sacrament, Cambridge; Cathedral, Boston; Notre Dame Cristo Rey, Lawrence; Saint Patrick, Lowell; Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsborough; and Boston Province Leadership Team. Committal services were private.

  • Sister Ann Bernardine (Bernardine) Shaw, OP

    Sister Ann Bernardine (Bernardine) Shaw, OP (Sept. 8) in Saint Catharine, Ky. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 11 at Magdalen Chapel, Saint Catharine, Ky., for the daughter of the late Philip and Margaret (Sheehan) Shaw and sister of Sister Margaret Philip (Phyllis) Shaw, OP, Saint Catharine, Ky. During 63 years of religious life, Sister Ann Bernardine served in congregational assignments at Saint Agnes, Reading; Saint Mel, Gloucester; Saint Luke, Belmont; Saint Patrick, Watertown; Dominican Academy, Plainville; East Boston Central Catholic, East Boston; Immaculate Conception, Everett; Our Lady of Lourdes, Jamaica Plain; Saint Angela Merici, Mattapan; Saint John the Evangelist, Cambridge; Cathedral, Boston; Rosary Manor, Watertown; and Saint Catharine Motherhouse, Saint Catharine, Ky. Sister Ann Bernardine was buried in the Motherhouse Cemetery, Saint Catharine, Ky.

  • Vincent A. Steriti

    Vincent A. Steriti (Aug. 31) in Nahant. Private funeral services celebrated for the father of Edward, Nahant; John, Lynn; Diane Doucette, Peabody; Linda Cataldo, Wakefield; Carol, Revere; and Judy, Nahant; and brother of Nora Moccia, Lynnfield; Rosemarie Maloney, Peabody; and the late Father Edward Steriti, OSCO. Committal services were private.

  • Father James M. Broderick

    Father James M. Broderick (Aug. 31) in Boston. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 5 at Immaculate Conception, Newburyport, for the son of the late John and Beatrice (Riggs) Broderick. Since his ordination on Feb. 2, 1960, he served in Our Lady of the Presentation, Brighton; Missionary Society of Saint James the Apostle; Our Lady of Grace, Chelsea; Saint George [Lithuanian], Haverhill; and Immaculate Conception, Newburyport. Father Broderick was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Newburyport. [Ed. -- Father Broderick's obituary will be published in the Sept. 11, 2020, issue of The Pilot.]

  • Mary (Hurley) Burke

    Mary (Hurley) Burke (Aug. 30) in Falmouth. Funeral Mass celebrated Sept. 4 at Saint Patrick, Falmouth, for the mother of Michael, Rexford, N.Y.; Stephen, Grafton; Francis, Falmouth; Mary Lou D'Silva, Scarsdale, N.Y.; and Patrick, Woods Hole; and sister of Charles Hurley, Sandwich; and the late Father Francis Hurley, CSC. Mrs. Burke was buried in the National Cemetery, Bourne.

  • Paul B. McAvoy

    Paul B. McAvoy (Aug. 24) in Marshfield. Private funeral services celebrated Aug. 29 in Brighton for the father of Kenneth, New Port Richey, Fla.; Todd, Brighton; and Gregory, Marshfield; and brother of Sister Clare Frances McAvoy, OSC, Poor Clare Monastery, Jamaica Plain. Committal services were private.

  • Mary (Kremmel) O'Donnell

    Mary (Kremmel) O'Donnell (Aug. 23) Private funeral services celebrated for the mother of William and Marybeth Waite, both of Norwood; and sister of Father William Kremmel, Stoneham; and Ann Fowler. Mrs. O'Donnell was buried in Highland Cemetery, Norwood.